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Stenson, DJ turn 2016 into year of the breakthrough
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What had been a theme-less 2016 will now be remembered as the year that golf’s nearlymen finally broke through for their first major title. Resounding victories in the past month by Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson offer hope to the frequent contenders who were thought to be too damaged and scarred by their past failures. […]

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Instead of Making History, Spieth Trying to Ignore It
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Jordan Spieth walked with purpose down the long corridor toward his locker, not stopping to look at the photos and scorecards that cover more than a century of golf history at Baltusrol.

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After Further Review: Golf moving on without Tiger
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Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. Here’s what’s weighing on our writers’ minds.  On the continued absence of Tiger Woods … Tiger Woods on Tuesday announced what most had been anticipating for some time – that he will not play next week’s PGA Championship or any other event for […]

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Shadoff, Kung go undefeated at International Crown
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GURNEE, Ill. – Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Candie Kung were the UL International Crown’s unsung stars. They’re the only players who went undefeated all week. Shadoff went 3-0-1 for England. Kung went 3-0-1 for Chinese Taipei. UL International Crown: Articles, photos and videos Shadoff capped her week Sunday defeating Chinese Taipei’s Ssu-Chia Cheng, 1 up. […]

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Island Greens, Relics of Golf History, Have Roots at Baltusrol Golf Club
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The greens with surrounding water have caused debate among the golf community through the years, but it was one at Baltusrol that started the dispute.

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Mark Mulder Successfully Defends Celebrity Golf Title
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Mark Mulder rallied Sunday at Edgewood Tahoe to successfully defend his title in the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.

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Q&A With Designer of First Olympic Golf Course in a Century
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Gil Hanse was chosen in 2012 to design the golf course for the return of the sport to Olympic competition after an absence of more than 100 years.

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U.S. 'best golfing nation' at International Crown
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GURNEE, Ill. – The words washing over Stacy Lewis were sweeter than any douse of celebratory champagne. “To be called the best golfing nation is pretty satisfying, just to hear that being announced when we’re getting those trophies,” Lewis said Sunday evening after the United States won the UL International Crown. “That was so cool […]

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Biggest Movers: Vegas up more than 100 spots in OWGR
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Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look at the players who made moves up – and down – the various ranking systems in the world of golf. Here’s a look at this week’s Biggest Movers, as Jhonattan Vegas makes a move after his first win in more than five years. Click here for updated world rankings: […]

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Facing Rio No-Shows, Golf Looks to Emerging Market Growth
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Golf’s return to the Olympics after 112 years may not be as triumphant as many in the sport hoped.

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Beef works at Arby's after getting sponsorship deal
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You’ve seen where Beef lives, now check out where he works … you know, besides the golf course. Andrew Johnston has developed a cult-like following in recent months, and that popularity has developed into a new sponsorship deal with fast food restaurant Arby’s, which specializes in (what else?) roast beef. According to For The Win, […]

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